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Gold Mines of Helen

Address: Helen, GA
Phone Number: 706-878-3052
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Ranked #28 of 35 things to do in Helen
Type: Mines, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Mines, Sights & Landmarks
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English first
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

It was very nice and we found a lot of gems. We picked the sapphire, emerald, and ruby bucket which had so many in there of all different sizes. There were other gems like turquoise as well. We ended up collecting two bottles worth from one bucket. The staff was very helpful and friendly. Definitely worth doing.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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136 reviews 136 reviews
33 attraction reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

This place has no other word but A totally mixed thought I was starting to wonder if my kids would find anything! The staff was rough and they were mad at the thought that they had to be their Sorry that is not my problem we were just their like anyone else! but they are the nicest when you are... More 

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Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

They likely won't even be in business very long but don't bother with Duke's Creek Gem Mining in Helen, GA. Owners were flat out rude, clearly uninterested in our business and frankly just odd. Go ten minutes down the road to Gold 'n Gem Grubbin' in Cleveland (goldngem.com). They were all really nice, the property is beautiful, we had a... More 

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